About this course
This exciting course is not just theoretical. It's designed to give you hands-on experience of contemporary and advancing techniques for conserving biodiversity in a rapidly changing world. It's delivered in collaboration with the internationally renowned Bristol Zoological Society (BZS), and is unique in the way it prepares you for complete practical conservation.
Alongside developing your abilities and practice in ecosystem and species conservation, communication and effecting behaviour change, the Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice course has a strong emphasis on developing your innovation and entrepreneurial skills. There is an ever more pressing need for conservationists to create and work with emerging technologies to ensure we maximise the opportunities for biodiversity conservation.
- a good honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a subject which contains a core grounding in conservation, ecology and environmental science, or
- equivalent, from a recognised overseas institution, or
- to have at least three years' experience of working in the environmental sector, specifically in areas related to biodiversity conservation.
- If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the UK Border Agency and Universities minimum English Language requirements, such as:
- the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components
- All applicants will be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.